#Eaglenation Updates

Week of September 25th

* D A T E S * T O * R E M E M B E R *


  • September 15- October 15- Hispanic Heritage Month
  • September 26: No School for Students
  • September 30: Early Release Day for Students
  • October 5: No School for Students
  • October 13: Interim Reports
  • October 24: Non-Instructional day for Students


MCPS School Calendar

Reminder: Interim Grades Submitted October 5th

Parents and guardians, have your students check their grades now. Interim reports will be submitted on October 5th.


Here is how you can help:


  • Check your ParentVUE account. Find resources to access your ParentVue account here. If you need more help, please call the school and speak to your student's counselor. (Scroll to the bottom of the newsletter for the list of counselors.)
  • Help students look for missing assignments.
  • Tell students to see teachers NOW if they are confused.

The good news is, if students miss an assignment or are confused by an assignment they can fix it now before they fall too far behind. Be sure to check in with your student's teachers if you have questions or your child needs support.

DCC High School Choice Timeline

Please refer to the dates below and the DCC Timeline Site for information about DCC high school choices:


  • September 28, 2022 - DCC Parent Presentation - Livestreamed on MCPS website
  • October 3, 2022- Open House* at Montgomery Blair HS 6:30 pm
  • October 6, 2022- Open House* at Wheaton HS 6:30 pm
  • October 13, 2022- Open House* at John F. Kennedy HS 6:30 pm
  • October 20, 2022- Open House* at Northwood HS 7 pm
    • MC2* Open House at 6pm
  • October 27, 2022- Open House* at Albert Einstein HS 6:30 pm
    • Visual Arts Center* (VAC) at 6 pm
  • November 4, 2022- DCC Choice for Deadline
  • Mid January 2023- Notification of results

Mark Your Calendars: 8th Grade Events

8th Grade Dance: Eastern, Friday June 9th 6pm-8pm

8th Grade Promotion: JFK High School, Thursday June 15th 10am-12pm (Doors open at 9:30am) – 2 tickets per student


*More details on both of these events will come later.

MCPS Things to Know for Thursday, September 15th

Please read the MCPS seven things to know for Thursday, Sept. 22 which includes information about new safety rules at MCPS athletic events, a student call for respect, free ESL classes for parents, information about Rockville Goes Purple, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and good news about an MCPS music teacher.

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@777Vote is seeking school-age students, to serve as Election Day aides. Its main goal is to increase civic participation & knowledge of the political process. Serving gives students their first exposure to the actual logistics of the democratic process in the US

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UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE COMMUNITY

** F A M I L Y * R E S O U R C E S * *

FAMILY OUT OF SCHOOL WEBSITE

The Out-of-School Time (OST) website is designed to provide students and families with options for students on days when school is not in session. Please refer to the Family out of school website (MCPS)

STAY CONNECTED ALL YEAR LONG



Apply Online Now for Free and Reduced-Price Meals Benefits

Families of students who may qualify for free or reduced-price meals can now apply for assistance for school meals. Eligibility is based on family size and gross income. Students in Maryland who qualify for reduced-price meals will receive free breakfast and lunch meals.
Apply here.
Learn more about the program.

MCPS Student Handbooks



The four key handbooks and guidelines developed for students of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have been revised for the 2022-2023 school year to address Board of Education (Board) policies and MCPS regulations amended and revised over the 2021-2022 school year, and comply with updated guidance from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).

Updated online versions of all four handbooks are available on the MCPS website at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/students/rights/. On this site you will find:


  • Students' Rights and Responsibilities
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Guidelines for Respecting Religious Diversity
  • Guidelines for Student Gender Identity

TUTORING RESOURCES

All students will have access to free tutoring and 24/7 Homework Help to support success in their current courses/grade level, through two new approved tutoring providers, FEV Tutor and Tutor Me Education. As part of comprehensive strategies to mitigate learning disruption associated with the pandemic, all students will have access to these virtual tutoring services through their MCPS Google Account, using Clever.

FREE AND REDUCED-PRICE MEALS

Apply for meal benefits by completing an Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals for the current school year. Apply online NOW at MySchoolApps.com (Translations available) Click here for English video tutorial. Click here for Spanish video tutorial.

  • Federal eligibility guidelines change each school year; therefore a new application must be submitted each school year.
  • All students in the family should be listed on one household application.
  • A notice will be mailed home for each student if you are approved for meal benefits or do not qualify for meal benefits.
  • Families may apply for meal benefits at any time during the school year.
  • Households that are unable to apply online should contact the school or the Division of Food and Nutrition Services at 301-284-4900. Please click here to apply online.

LOW-COST INTERNET ACCESS

DID YOU KNOW LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND OLDER ADULTS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY CAN GET HOME INTERNET ACCESS FOR A LITTLE AS $9.95 PER MONTH? Please visit Montgomery County - Low-Cost Internet for more information.

W E * A R E * H E R E * T O * H E L P !

Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:50-4:20


Below are emails and phone numbers for support in the school:

Main Office: (240) 740-6280




Counselors:


Administrators:




Family Supports: